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Which Habit of Yours Leads to Clutter?

By whitney | March 25, 2014

Clutter overwhelms and exhausts us. Sometimes, the battle against clutter feels interminable and unwinnable. If, however, we can identify the causes of clutter, we can take steps to beat it!
Top three habits that lead to clutter:
1. Coming in the door and dropping things in random places.
Prime example: the mail.
On Monday we throw the mail [...]

Spring Has Sprung

By whitney | March 18, 2014

It’s that time of year again: SPRING CLEANING! Although these words may bring a sense of dread, the benefits make it completely worth while. For inspiration, motivation and tips on getting started check out the following:
Closet Spring Cleaning Week
How-To: Store Winter Items
Keep Your one Healthy
How-To: Mentally Prepare for Your Spring Cleaning Project

Spruce Up Your Home Office

By whitney | March 6, 2014

This week is National Organize Your Home Office week. How have you been celebrating?? If you’re in need of a little inspiration, these few quick tips should help to get you in gear:

Place your desk in the area of the room with the best natural light. This sets you up for happier atmosphere and [...]

March Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | March 4, 2014

Happy March!

1. Spring forward. Change your clocks one hour forward on Sunday, March 9th.
2. Assess. Look through your winter clothing and evaluate what you have really wore this season. Pull items to be mended, consigned or donated.
3. Clean out. Go through your office or home office and cull down supplies, files and anything excess that [...]

Time at Home… How Will You Spend It?

By whitney | February 24, 2014

Finishing up our series for Time Management month, we found an awesome article on Get Organized Wizard to delve into your domestic time management. These tips will help you manage your time better by delegation and simplification. See the five easy steps below:
Step 1: List Your Tasks

Write down your usual domestic to-do’s. This may include [...]

Working with Time

By whitney | February 17, 2014

Having a handle on time management at work is crucial. It keeps you productive, moving forward, and able to have a life outside of the office (see Social Schedule post). Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your working hours:

1. Each day, acknowledge and schedule out your top [...]

February Home Organizng To-Do List

By whitney | February 4, 2014

Happy February!
1. Manage- In honor of Time Management month, write down the top 3 priorities you would like to accomplish this month and schedule time in your calendar to tackle them.
2. Sweeten- Try a new chocolate recipe to celebrate love… and your love for chocolate!
3. Tidy- Take 10 minutes, 3 times a week,  to walk [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Utility

By whitney | January 28, 2014

An organized utility closet will be your best friend. Utility closets can store everything from cleaning supplies and vacuums, to light bulbs, batteries, and tool kits. Ideally, you should be able to find anything you might need at a moment’s glance.  Real Simple has an awesome article on some out-of-the-box organizing containers for improved accessibility. [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Linen

By whitney | January 21, 2014

The linen closet often falls into the same category as the junk drawer or entry closet – it’s a magnet for disorganization. We often can’t tell which sheets are what size or if we still have the pillow cases to match. Although folding the perfect fitted sheet will always be a mystery to me, below [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Entry Closet

By whitney | January 14, 2014

Oh, the entry closet, home to the most random items in our home. Don’t have a place for something, how about the entry closet? It’s time to reclaim this closet with purpose! Follow the quick tips below:

Before you take action, start by defining your goal for the closet and how you would like for it [...]